Vision: “Our vision is an Oregon where every child can read and is empowered to succeed.”
pairs adult volunteers with children in need of reading support and books to take home and keep. Volunteers read one-on-one with students weekly during the school year, modeling a love of reading and building children’s reading skills and self-confidence in a positive, child-driven environment.
Year Established: 1992
Vision: “The Children’s Book Bank envisions a society in which all children, regardless of means, are surrounded by and experience books during their early years of development.”
-Delivers books to children that otherwise might not have books at their home.
728 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
Year Established: 2008
Mission: “to make books accessible to low-income families.”
Provides new books to children in need. Free or low cost.
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. Guiding us in our mission are our core values:
•Focusing on the critical needs of children.
•Celebrating the diversity of the programs we offer and the staff, volunteers and donors who make them possible.
•Staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship.
•Operating with accountability and transparency.
-families can stay at Ronald McDonald house at low to no cost while children are in the hospital.
-playrooms for children
-Special suites for children with suppressed immune systems
-Accredited education programs
-Non-clinical support services
-Sibling support services
Ronald McDonald Family Rooms Provide:
•A kitchen area that includes a stove or microwave
•A seating area with a television
•A quiet room
2115 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
Year Established: 1976